Tele-Communication (Telecom) Terms Glossary and Dictionary
Multiplexing is a technique of combining multiple channels over a transmission path and then recovering or de-multiplexing the separate channels at the receiving end. Using multiplexing, multiple logical signals can be transmitted simultaneously across a single physical channel. The multiplexing process may following one of the principles such as TDM, FDM, CDM, or WDM, etc. Multiplexing may take placing in software, where multiple threads of information streams are delivered to a device or process at the same time.